Meet the Staff
Dr. Rippe has assembled a dedicated dental staff, each of whom encompasses the principles and values of quality care. The team is small, allowing them to work one-on-one with patients and the doctor. Each individual has a well-defined role and is highly skilled in oral health and dental care. Dr. Rippe spends a considerable amount of time and resources training, developing, and coaching team members.
The team in our Centennial dentist office is eager to learn and patients appreciate and greatly benefit from their knowledge and ability. Additionally, you will find that our team is exceptionally friendly and genuinely concerned for their patients' well-being.
Rippe Dental Associates has some of the most experienced dental professionals in Denver, CO. We specialize in cosmetic and general dentistry including porcelain veneers, dental implants, sedation dentistry and teeth whitening. Nothing is too complicated for our team. Call to see how we can help you.
Leah, one of our dental hygienists, has been in the dental field since 2010. She loves being a hygienist and working for Dr. Rippe.
“As my patient, you can expect a gentle yet thorough appointment that is tailored to your specific dental needs. My hope is to create a long-lasting relationship with each patient so that together we can achieve the healthy smile you deserve.”
Leah is originally from Minnesota but Colorado has proven to be a great fit for her favorite outdoor activities: hiking, mountain biking, tennis, and snowboarding.
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Mary, our Office Manager, brings over 20 years experience in human resources management and organizational and leadership development to her position with Rippe Dental Associates. In her role as Office Manager and Patient Advocate, she loves the opportunity to give back to the community by taking the time to get to know each patient, striving to exceed their expectations and creating a memorable and pleasant experience each time they visit our office. Mary enjoys spending time with her husband of 34 years; and their son and his family. One of her greatest blessings is being an intricate part of her three grandchildren’s lives which brings laughter and joy to her heart on a daily basis.
Joanne, our Patient Advocate, graduated from the University of Colorado in 1997 with a Liberal Arts Degree in Mathematics. She has been working in the dental field for over 20 years and is proficient in appointment scheduling, insurance coordination of benefits and financial arrangements. She assists patients in keeping within their dental budget and is an excellent resource to help obtain outside financing when necessary. Outside of the office, Joanne enjoys spending time with her husband and their three boys, keeping up with friends, going to church, traveling, and skiing.